Tag: Xenophobia

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AzeezMarch 17, 2017

Xenophobia: South Africans attack Nigerians again

by Azeez Adeniyi Some Nigerian real estate agents in Turffontein, South Africa have been attacked by local resident, Channels TV ...

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AzeezMarch 14, 2017

South African legislature promises to end killing of Nigerians

The lower arm of the South African Assembly on Tuesday promised to pursue legislation that would curb xenophobic attacks. The ...

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Oludolapo AdelanaMarch 13, 2017

Xenophobia: Foreign Affairs Minister meets South African counterpart

by Dolapo Adelana Minister of Foreign Affairs Geoffrey Onyeama is currently in a meeting with Maite Nkoana Mashabane. Onyeama is ...

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AzeezMarch 12, 2017

Xenophobia: South Africans are attacking Nigerians over women – Dabiri-Erewa

by Azeez Adeniyi Special Assistant to the President on Foreign Affairs and Diaspora, Abike Dabiri-Erewa on Saturday said South African ...

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Op-ed EditorMarch 9, 2017

Olusegun Adeniyi: Battered, bruised and broken

In the past three weeks, no fewer than a thousand Nigerians have been deported from the United Kingdom, Germany, Italy, ...

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Oludolapo AdelanaMarch 8, 2017

Xenophobia: Senate cancels trip to South Africa

by Dolapo Adelana The Nigerian Senate on Wednesday cancelled its planned trip to South Africa to discuss with the country’s ...

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Oludolapo AdelanaMarch 4, 2017

Henry Okah dying in South African prison – MEND

by Dolapo Adelana The Movement for the Emancipation of the Niger Delta (MEND) has said its leader, Henry Okah, is ...

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Oludolapo AdelanaMarch 4, 2017

Xenophobia: South African border police detain social commentator, Omojuwa

by Dolapo Adelana Social commentator Japheth Omojuwa is currently being detained by South African border officials. According to Omojuwa who ...

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AzeezMarch 4, 2017

The Big 10: These are the stories that drove conversations this week

These are the top 10 stories that drove conversations this week. Obasanjo said his generation may have failed Nigerians Former ...

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Op-ed EditorMarch 3, 2017

Opinion: South Africa:  Xenophobia or ‘Afro-Asiaphobia’?

by Jideofor Adibe   The recent upsurge in anti-immigrant attacks in South Africa has renewed concerns about the episodic wave ...

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Oludolapo AdelanaMarch 2, 2017

The Late 5: These are the stories that drove conversations today

by Dolapo Adelana These are the top five stories that drove conversations today. 1. Spain appoints Minister of Sex Spain has ...

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Op-ed EditorMarch 2, 2017

Letter to the son of man: Buhari’s absence has offered us a glimmer of hope

by Adeojo Kolawole Adeyemi Hannibal   Dear Son of Man,   My conscience bleeds this morning for my country. Not ...

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AzeezMarch 2, 2017

The Big 5: These are the stories you should be monitoring today

These are the top five stories yous should monitor today. AGF urges National Assembly to pass whistleblower bill The Attorney ...

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AzeezMarch 2, 2017

Xenophobia: Militants threaten to attack MTN, Shoprite, others

by Azeez Adeniyi A group of Niger Delta Militants have threatened to blow up Multichoice Limited, owner of DSTV; MTN, Shoprite ...

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AzeezMarch 1, 2017

Xenophobia: Senate sends delegation to South Africa

The Senate has appointed a delegation to South Africa to investigate the ongoing xenophobic attacks in the country. President of ...

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Op-ed EditorFebruary 28, 2017

The Thread: It’s time for Nigeria to start playing hardball with South Africa

Xenophobia in South Africa is still raising the ire of Nigerians, particularly at the snail pace with which the Nigerian ...

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Oludolapo AdelanaFebruary 28, 2017

Xenophobia: Senate to send delegation to South Africa

by Dolapo Adelana The Nigerian Senate on Tuesday resolved that it will send a strong delegation to South Africa to ...

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Oludolapo AdelanaFebruary 27, 2017

Xenophobia: S’Africans attack Nigerians again, loot shops

by Dolapo Adelana The Nigerian community in South Africa on Monday said another shop belonging to a member was looted ...

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AzeezFebruary 27, 2017

The Big 5: These are the stories you should be monitoring today

These are the top five stories you should monitor today. Money laundering: ‘Diezani’s trial in the UK to begin in ...

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AzeezFebruary 27, 2017

The YNaija Tracklist: Money laundering: ‘Diezani’s trial in the UK to begin in June’ | Osinbajo not behind NCAA sacks — Minister | More stories

From the papers this morning – a Tracklist. Money laundering: ‘Diezani’s trial in the UK to begin in June’ – ...

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AzeezFebruary 27, 2017

Xenophobia: NANS denies reprisal attacks on multinationals

by Azeez Adeniyi The National Association of Nigerian Students (NANS) has distanced itself from the reprisal attacks and looting on ...

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AzeezFebruary 27, 2017

Xenophobia: Attack on Nigerians, immigrants cannot be resolved by diplomatic measures – FG

by Azeez Adeniyi The Senior Special Assistant to the President on Foreign  Affairs and Diaspora Matters, Abike Dabiri-Erewa has said ...

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Oludolapo AdelanaFebruary 26, 2017

Xenophobia: SERAP asks SADC to sanction South Africa

by Dolapo Adelana The Socio-Economic Rights and Accountability Project, SERAP, has sent an open letter to King Mswati III of ...

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Op-ed EditorFebruary 26, 2017

Pius Adesanmi: On the Xenophobic Attacks against Nigerians in South Africa

by Pius Adesanmi A friend asked me today why I have not weighed in on the recent wave of xenophobic ...

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Op-ed EditorFebruary 26, 2017

Simon Kolawole: Can’t fight xenophobia with xenophobia

Something unNigerian happened in Abuja on Thursday: protesters vandalised an MTN office in an apparent reprisal mission over the perennial ...

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Op-ed EditorFebruary 25, 2017

Gimba Kakanda: Between South African blacks and enterprises overseas

by Gimba Kakanda What’s the connection between the xenophobia of South African blacks and the enterprises of their fellow countrymen ...

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Op-ed EditorFebruary 25, 2017

Opinion: Xenophobia- When South Africa shows criminal ingratitude

by Jude Ndukwe The ongoing attack of Nigerians by South Africans in their country has, understandably, sparked widespread rage. Reports ...

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Op-ed EditorFebruary 24, 2017

The Thread: South Africa’s xenophobia is nothing new, a South African affirms

As the debate over Soth Africans xenophobic tendencies towards other African countries continues to rage, a South Africa gives perspective ...

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RoqeebahFebruary 24, 2017

The YNaija Cover this evening – the 24th of February

Read the full stories and analyses here, here and here now!

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Op-ed EditorFebruary 24, 2017

The Thread: Nigeria only has herself to blame for South Africa’s xenophobic violence

The ongoing xenophobic attacks in South Africa against Nigerians, Zimbabweans and persons from other African countries is giving Nigerians cause ...

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